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Coup d'Etat (1973)
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Coup d'Etat (1973)
Original name: 戒厳令
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A freestyle biopic of Ikki Kita, the ultranationalist intellectual whose ideas inspired the failed military coup in 1936.
Plot: coup d'etat, spy, death sentence, capital punishment, female nudity, sex scene, soldier, knife, patriotism, prayer, crucifix, imperial japan, martial law, husband wife relationship, assassination, firing squad, imperialism, university professor, parliament, militarism, japanese new wave
Time: year 1936
Place: japan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, captivating, realistic and melancholic films with plots about husband wife relationship, politics, death, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), flashback and society mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like Coup d'Etat: Rikyu (1989), Eros + Massacre (1969), Profound Desires of the Gods (1968), General Nil (2009), Edo Porn (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Rikyu (1989)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Late in the 1500s, an aging tea master teaches the way of tea to a headstrong Shogun. Through force of will and courageous fighting, Hideyoshi becomes Japan's most powerful warlord, unifying the country. Rikyu, through the tea ceremony and ...
Style: stylized, captivating, contemplative, realistic, serious ...
Plot: samurai, society, politics, state affairs, clergy, rise to the top, military, heroes, ambition, war, battles, political unrest ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: japan, asia, china, korea
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Eros + Massacre (1969)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 202 min.
Story: Two interwoven stories. The first is a biography of anarchist Sakae Osugi which follows his relationship with three women in the 1920s. The second centers around two 1960s students researching Osugi's theories.
Style: political
Plot: anarchist, society, earthquake, feminist, fire, philosophy, obsession, politics, relationships, game, japanese new wave, sex scene ...
Place: japan
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78%
Profound Desires of the Gods (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 173 min.
Story: Tokyo engineer Kariya arrives on a primitive tropical island, where he interacts with the Futori clan, to drill a well to power a sugar mill.
Plot: brother sister incest, construction, human nature, island, incest, sea, snake, japanese new wave, father daughter incest, fishing, sex scene, cobweb ...
Place: japan
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75%
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General Nil (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Generał Nil is a Polish historical film, based on the life of general Emil August Fieldorf, pseudonym "Nil". The film was directed by Ryszard Bugajski and was released in 2009.
Style: captivating, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Plot: army general, court, trial, imprisonment, communism, assassination, moral dilemma, secret service, arrest, interrogation, post war, death sentence ...
Time: 1940s, 1950s, 50s
Place: siberia, poland
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74%
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Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A fictional account of the life of Japanese author Yukio Mishima told in four parts. The first three parts relate events in three of his novels: The temple of the Golden Pavilion, Kyoko's House, and Runaway Horses. The last part depicts the ...
Style: surreal, serious, atmospheric, stylized, offbeat ...
Plot: rebellion, friendship, emperor, radical, suicide, nationalism, state affairs, writer's life, tragic hero, political unrest, love affair, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, post world war two
Place: japan, mount fuji, tokyo, kyoto japan
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65%
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Edo Porn (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The world-famous woodblock artist Hokusai, a widower in need of a steady income, lives with his daughter Oei in the house of his friend Bakin.
Style: erotic, jidai geki
Plot: falling in love, drinking alcohol, obsession, mistress, poetry, teasing, japanese culture, model, nude model, tradition, love, teenage girl ...
Time: 1840s, 19th century
Place: japan, mount fuji
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60%
Eva Peron: The True Story (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Argentina
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Drama based on the life of Eva Peron, an obscure actress, who rose to become wife of Argentine strong-man President Juan Peron and one of the most powerful figures in Argentina until her death in 1952 at age 33.
Plot: mortality, coup, censorship, rally, motorcade, argentine, corpse, lingerie, hospital, monsignor, braids, laughter ...
Time: year 1951, 50s, year 1945, year 1952, 1950s
Place: south america, latin america
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53%
A Harlot's Progress (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Drama looking at artist William Hogarth and his relationship with the prostitute that inspired his most famous piece.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, emotional, sexual ...
Plot: prostitute, starvation, dominatrix, jail, brothel, adultery, couples, reform, husband wife relationship, painter, kept woman, brothel madam ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: england, london
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53%
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Ambrose Bierce: Civil War Stories (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Legendary writer Ambrose Bierce was known to be brilliant, cantankerous and romantic in all his life's passions, and was revered as one of the top storytellers of the late 19th Century. In 1890, he presented his recently published collection of ...
Style: touching, exciting, captivating, melancholic, surprise ending
Plot: civil war, spy, storytelling, pursuit, politician, chase, battles, battlefield, american civil war, husband wife relationship, military, combat ...
Time: 1890s
Place: alabama, san francisco
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50%
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The Revolt (1962)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the year 1637 in Shimabara of Tokugawa-era Japan, oppressed peasant Christians revolt against the shogunate with the aid of a charismatic Christian rebel leader Shiro Amakusa.
Plot: japanese new wave, samurai, burned alive, torture, revolt, painter, repression, christian, gun, rape, artist, prayer ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan
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49%
The Day Lincoln Was Shot (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A dramatization of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Based on the book by Jim Bishop.
Plot: abraham lincoln, assassination, violence, musket, assassin, death, political conspiracy, president, conspiracy, villain played by lead actor, historical figure, death of protagonist ...
Place: washington d.c.
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48%
Rabin, the Last Day (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Itzhak Rabin's murder ended all efforts of peace, and with him the whole left wing of Israel died. The movie shows the last of his days as prime minister, and what led to his murder.
Style: suspense, unusual plot structure, suspenseful, political, visually appealing
Plot: assassination, politics, soldier, bandit, hate, crime investigation, assassin, prime minister, secret service, political rally, patriotism, archive footage ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: israel
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47%
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Rasputin (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Details the life of the Russian monk Rasputin. The film shows his rise to power and how it corrupted him. His sexual perversions and madness ultimatly leads to his gruesome assasination.
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, atmospheric, thought provoking ...
Plot: assassination, clergy, intrigue, royal family, russian history, psychopath, ambition, tragic hero, revolution, royal court, murder, rebelliousness ...
Time: 1910s, year 1917, year 1916
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
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47%
Katharina Luther (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The life of Katharina von Bora, a nun in the 16th century. When reading Martin Luther's writings about the freedom of the individual, she decides to leave the monastery - and gains the trust and love of the great reformer.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, suspense, sincere, contemplative
Plot: nun, strong female character, strong female lead, faith, husband wife relationship, sin, monk, bible, death of child, businesswoman, reformation, female nudity ...
Time: 16th century
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47%
476 A.D. Chapter One: The Last Light of Aries (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Croatia, USA, Italy
Duration: 76 min.
Story: After General Flavius Aetius frees the Roman Empire from the clutches of Attila the Hun, Rome is once again secure. However, this assurance is short-lived, as Attila is no longer a threat, it only brings the Germanic tribes to once again unite ...
Style: captivating, contemplative, suspenseful, unusual plot structure
Plot: ancient rome, family relations, husband wife relationship, murder, violence, friendship, roman soldier, love, murder of father, blood, female nudity, fatherhood ...
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Emma Smith: My Story (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
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Plot: faith, latter day saints, prophet, mormon, mormonism, religious leader, lynch mob, religion, death of child, female protagonist, religious persecution, husband wife relationship ...
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The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer (1961)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 190 min.
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Style: atmospheric, bleak, gloomy, realistic, serious ...
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44%
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Painted Fire (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The struggles of an artist. Jang Seung-up (1843-1897), also called Owon, focusing on the years 1882 to 1897, when Korea was in political upheaval, caught between China and Japan, the conservative dynasty dying, and peasant revolt at hand. Jang, born ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, sentimental, melancholic
Plot: politics, power relations, human spirit, actor's life, ambition, rise to the top, hopes, alcohol abuse, social differences, rich and poor, life is a bitch, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century, 1890s, 1860s, 1870s ...
Place: korea, japan, asia, china, south korea ...
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43%
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Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Austria, Germany, France
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Style: captivating, exciting, thought provoking, sincere, touching ...
Plot: writers, literature, husband wife relationship, writing a book, exile, male protagonist, ex husband ex wife relationship, jewish, third reich, female director, judaism, death ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, year 1941, year 1942, year 1936
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43%
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Jackie (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, France, Chile, China, Germany, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An account of the days of First Lady, Jacqueline Kennedy, in the immediate aftermath of John F. Kennedy's assassination in 1963.
Style: based on true events, emotional, heartbreaking, suspense, disturbing ...
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Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1963
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Milada (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic, USA
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LBJ (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson from his young days in West Texas to the White House.
Style: political, serious, emotional, realistic, suspense
Plot: kennedy assassination, politics, husband wife relationship, u.s. congress, assassination, vice president, civil rights, president, society, usa president, motorcycle, loss ...
Time: year 1960, 1960s, 60s, year 1865, year 1963 ...
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The Last Emperor (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, China, Italy, France
Duration: 163 min.
Story: A dramatic history of Pu Yi, the last of the Emperors of China, from his lofty birth and brief reign in the Forbidden City, the object of worship by half a billion people; through his abdication, his decline and dissolute lifestyle; his exploitation ...
Style: epic, emotional, realistic, serious, captivating ...
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41%
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Colonel Redl (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Yugoslavia, Hungary, Austria, West Germany
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Set during the fading glory of the Austro-Hungarian empire, the film tells of the rise and fall of Alfred Redl, an ambitious young officer who proceeds up the ladder to become head of the Secret Police only to become ensnared in political deception.
Style: cynical, biting, realistic, serious, witty ...
Plot: espionage, soldier, military, treason, gays and lesbians, military officer, dishonesty, politics, rise and fall, war, state affairs, betrayal ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, pre world war one
Place: austria, czech republic, germany, europe
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40%
Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, France, UK, Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of journalist, Edward R Murrow's stand against Senator McCarthy's anti-communist witch-hunts in the early 1950s.
Style: disturbing, factual, tense, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: media, journalism, fighting the system, politics, patriotism, mccarthyism, society, television, workplace, state affairs, media coverage, communism ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, post world war two
Place: usa, new york, california, ussr, washington d.c. ...
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Sergio (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A sweeping drama set in the chaotic aftermath of the US invasion of Iraq, where the life of top UN diplomat Sergio Vieira de Mello hangs in the balance during the most treacherous mission of his career.
Plot: female nudity, brazilian abroad, male star appears nude, bare breasts, missionary position, male bare butt, butt naked, kissing in the rain, woman on top, post coital scene, breasts, kiss ...
Place: cambodia, rio de janeiro, indonesia, baghdad iraq
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40%
 7.4
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Macbeth (1971)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A ruthlessly ambitious Scottish lord siezes the throne with the help of his scheming wife and a trio of witches.
Style: atmospheric, disturbing, bleak, serious, captivating ...
Plot: murder, betrayal, ambition, ghost, rise and fall, prophecy, rise to power, throne, tragic hero, rivalry, supernatural ability, heroes ...
Time: 11th century, middle ages, 70s
Place: scotland, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Woman Called Sada Abe (1975)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The young and beautiful Sada Abe, the daughter of a rich merchant, is banished for losing her virginity after being raped by a college student. Sada wanders the city, becoming a geisha and eventually meeting Kichizo, a posh restaurateur who falls ...
Style: suspense, biting
Plot: murder, nymphomania, radio, pleasure, wound, extramarital affair, sex scene, threatened with a knife, female nudity, masturbation, newspaper, severed penis ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Wife of Seishu Hanaoka (1967)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The disturbing story of a physician who conducted the first operation with general anaesthetic, and the women in his life who are both so determined to win his love that they volunteer as subjects for his experiments
Style: jidai geki
Plot: loyalty, loss of eyesight, husband wife relationship, cancer, devotion, feud, rivalry, medical, anesthetic, mother son relationship, human experimentation
Time: 18th century, 1790s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Andrei Rublev (1966)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 205 min.
Story: An expansive Russian drama, this film focuses on the life of revered religious icon painter Andrei Rublev. Drifting from place to place in a tumultuous era, the peace-seeking monk eventually gains a reputation for his art. But after Rublev witnesses ...
Style: atmospheric, gloomy, epic, stylized, realistic ...
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Time: 15th century, middle ages, 1400s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%